This article is about the fad. For the 1981 album by The Sinceros, see Pet Rock (
album). The Pet Rock "Pet Carrier", which doubled as its packaging. Pet Rocks
sitting on a couch. Pet Rock ...
Apr 4, 2015 ... They were all the rage for a brief, mid-'70s moment, and they turned their creator
into a millionaire. What was so special about rocks in a box?
Created by Gary Dahl (pictured), the rocks were seen as a perfect pet, needing
very little maintenance and always behaving, quietly and peacefully. For a six ...
The pet rock remains an iconic example of a fad. A fad is a behavior that rapidly
grows in popularity, and which many people adopt very enthusiastically for a ...
Apr 1, 2015 ... Dahl's Pet Rock was a key innovation of the 1970s, tongue-in-cheek humor for a
post-Watergate world, a pop culture fad that made its creator ...
Super70s.com (Where the 1970s never ended) looks back on 1970s Fads: Pet
RockSuper70s ... I had fun as a kid but I never understood the fuss over pet rocks!
Jan 24, 2011 ... Counting down the nine dumbest fads to capture the attention and ... My Pet Rock
sold for $3.95, and creator Gary Dahl unloaded more than ...
Mar 31, 2015 ... The 1975 fad made Mr. Dahl, a down-at-the-heels advertising copywriter when
he hit on the idea, a millionaire practically overnight, but he ...
The 1970's first Pet Rock was created and sold. I collect pet rock items, including
the original pet rock, the owners manual and the box it came in. A Life ...
Apr 1, 2015 ... JACKSONVILLE, Ore. (AP) — Gary Ross Dahl, the creator of the wildly popular
1970s fad the Pet Rock, has died at age 78 in southern Oregon.